Category COVID-19 campus response
The more infectious Delta variant of COVID-19 has led to a steep rise in cases across the country, including here in Wisconsin. Accordingly, effective Thursday, August 5, all students, employees and visitors to campus will be required to wear masks when inside campus buildings.
“Luckily, our vaccines ... have been shown to be effective even against this delta variant, so we continue to have protection when we are getting vaccinated,” Devlin Cole says. “But we do now have even more increased risk of getting very, very sick if we’re not vaccinated.”
Readers ask: Should I still wear a mask? And, how will the pandemic impact birth rates, as well as marriage and divorce? UW–Madison experts respond.
As campus looks to reunite this fall, epidemiologist and Professor of Population Health Sciences Ajay Sethi offers some peace of mind.
I’m writing today with an update for faculty and staff about how the university plans to operate during the fall semester.
Effective June 2, campus policies for events, face coverings and outdoor physical distancing are being updated.
May 27, 2021 – This message has been updated to reflect the latest campus policy on masking and vehicle capacity. Significant changes have…
A study led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the UW–Madison’s prevention efforts, including a two-week quarantine of two residence halls, likely helped contain the outbreak.
Chancellor Blank thanks faculty and staff for their extraordinary work during the pandemic and shares more information about the coming academic year.
The new authorization will enable even more people vulnerable to COVID-19 to safely build immunity to the virus that causes it.
Read this message in Español Hmoob བོད་སྐད Tibetan 中文 Chinese नेपाली Nepali The following message applies to students, faculty and…
As the academic year draws to a close, here are a few reminders to help you stay safe this summer.
University Health Services is now able to offer vaccines to anyone who lives, works or studies in Wisconsin, including friends and family of UW–Madison students and employees. Drop-in vaccination is available although appointments are encouraged.